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PHA Instructors

Jonathan Sucese

Hockey Instructor / Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Jonathan moved to Virginia shortly after graduating from SUNY Geneseo where he played Division III hockey for the Ice Knights.   His resume includes State Championships in both New York and Massachusetts, three USA Hockey National Championship appearances, three Select USA Hockey Player Development Camps (Under-15, 16, and 17), and a trip to the 2014 NCAA D-III Hockey Final Four.  Coach Jonathan is interested in giving lessons to all levels of skaters and hockey players.  He currently serves as the Assistant Coach of the P-Pats U15 HP team and is the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the program as well.

Nick LeVasseur

Hockey Instructor

Nick LeVasseur is from Pittsburgh, Pa where he began to skate at the age of 2.  He played all of his amateur hockey as well as his high school career.   Nick then went on to play ACHA D1 hockey at West Virginia University from 1999-2002.  After college Nick began his coaching with his father in Pittsburgh, he then quickly moved up to a level four coach and took over the head coaching role for the Hampton Talbots high school team.  Where his teams won 4 championship during his 6 years of coaching at Hampton.  

Nick is now a PE teacher for Prince William County Schools and lives locally with his wife Jen and two daughters Mady and Bree.

Kris Ptak

Hockey Instructor

Kris has been playing organized hockey since early childhood in Eastern Pennsylvania.  After taking some time off after high school to serve his country as US Marine for 10 years.  Kris has been coaching the past 3 years with the Prince William Hockey Club and Potomac Patriots Junior Hockey program.  He has 9-year old who participates in the Learn to Play Hockey program at the Ice Center and is a goalie for the 10U/Squirt team for the Potomac Patriots.  Coach Kris is interested and available to instruct at all levels of skaters and hockey players.

Tim Marsico